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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Bryan Merrill answered:
Steve, we have a Pulte and have not had this type of problem. We did have an incomplete phone line installation, but it was addressed within a week of bringing it to the attention of customer service. If your customer service representative is not responding to your phone calls or emails (ours seems to prefer email), then I would strongly suggest that you call their main office and escalate your situation to management. This company wants to do the right thing...it sounds like you've got a defective rep. I have no idea how well Lennar and Centex do on service, but their floor plans are hideous compared to Pulte. And frankly, they did not get as much value into the transaction as Pulte did (all of the included upgrades and premiums). My neighbor says that he has to be tough with his representative, which is not my preferred approach. However, whenever I arrange for service, I get a commitment and I contact them immediately if they fail to keep their commitment. ... more
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Fri Nov 14, 2008
Colin answered:
Hi Alessandro

One of the main reasons is price. Selling prices rose rapidly between 2003 and 2006 and when the real estate slowdown came along, builders were forced to find lower-cost alternatives. Not only had buyers naturally become cautious after the rapid price rise, but the economics of investing didn't work any more: rental income was way below any level needed to pay operating costs and loan repayments.

Townhomes were one response (e.g Lennar at Paradise Palms) because the building cost is lower. Other builders such as Park Square still offer townhomes (e.g. Bella Vida) but they also build new villas (Bella Vida and Watersong). They have changed the floor plans to make some of their villas less expensive - for example, by using shingle roofs instead of barrel. There are other villa developments, just not as many as there were and not selling very fast!

Regards

Colin Stafford
Perfect Florida Homes LLC
407-703-8663
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Tue Jul 1, 2008
Sanramon answered:
The builders seem to be in a different world. But if you look at the sale prices of homes sold at Campton, some have sold in the 750s (plan 1 ?) and most others in the low 800s (plan 2 ?)... ... more
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Tue Apr 15, 2008
LoveBayArea answered:
Regarding price reduction from builders, I personally think there is not much change. I suspect 30k is what you perceived. Either they keep high price and negotiate price more or they keep low price and negotiate less. Lately, they had been doing later part.

I am not a realtor but great first hand experience. If you are looking for tips, send me email windemerehomebuy@sbcglobal.net
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Sat Jul 12, 2008
Dave Grant answered:
Hello Retiring soon,
The area of Anthem and Maderia will be a good long term area for homes, they have done a great deal of planning and have a great blueprint for the area. You are right on the money about builders slashing prices, The plus side I believe is that the builders are a giving great deals and incentives that would otherwise cost you the buyer more at closing. I just closed a transaction in Earlstone which is built by Lennar Homes (same area) they are closing out their subdivision and my clients purchased a home for 610k and the bank of america apprasial came in at 745k , even in a continue deprecation the next year they will still be looking good. The Maderia area is Pulte Homes and they are a reputable builder.

I have two great agents I work with at Maderia , bottom line is getting the best home at the best possible price , I would also like to point out to you that the home my clients bought was listed at 645k and I got the builder down to the sales price we closed at but also 15k for my buyer's closing cost.

I hope you find this helpful and please contact me with any questions.
Dave Grant
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Wed Mar 17, 2010
Jim Welden answered:
Priya - tell us more - is the home already completed? Is it a "dirt start" (foundation still to be dug)? Does it have a premium lot that a lot of Buyers would want?
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Thu Aug 13, 2009
Trish Chandler answered:
CK, Although I am not familiar with your area....the only suggestion I would have for you is to BE SURE you contact the BBB Better Business Bureau and check out both builders you are considering. I would suggest that you go and personally speak to clients who have used both builders and ask them how good they were about coming back during the warranty period for repairs and so on. Many builders will give you a list of clients who are going to say "good things" about them... However, I always advise my clients to do their own research and plenty of it before choosing a builder. Blessings to you! I wish you the best... ... more
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